Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Flag for Sao Tome and Principe Eclipses in São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max View in São Tomé
Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:34 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

São Tomé: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:16 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:34 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:08 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 52 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — São Tomé

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in São Tomé, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight. Check the weather for São Tomé.

More about the September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:16 AM Sep 17:34 AM Sep 19:08 AM Sep 1
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 6:16 AM82°East10.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 7:34 AM81°East30.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 9:08 AM77°East-northeast53.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility From São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in São Tomé, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100